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English definition of “side with sb”

side with sb

phrasal verb with side     /saɪd/ verb
to decide that you support a particular opinion or belief in an argument : The judge sided with workers who were sacked for refusing to use unsafe equipment .side with sb on sth The Republican administration tended to side with private interests on issues of government regulation .
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